How to apply for jobs in the Australian Public Service (Executive levels)

Last updated: 27 Apr 2017

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Suitable for: APS 6-EL 2

Duration: 1-day workshop
Venue: APS Learning Centre, Canberra
Price: $675.00 (excl. GST)
Dates: 19 April 2018 (Canberra), 5 June 2018 (Canberra)
Registration: Online Registration Service

Program overview

This program steps through the job application process at the executive level. Learn to write to the selection criteria at the executive level and the legislative basis of merit-based selections. Consider the targeted research required to prepare a resume. Practice interview preparation and other assessment processes. Use practical exercises to write applications. Learn to prepare for selection activities and interviews.

Participant benefits

  • Understand how to address selection criteria and apply relevant experience and qualifications to a role.
  • Learn how to research current job opportunities and understand selection processes.
  • Produce applications and use interview techniques that help with job applications and use post-interview feedback for future advantage.


  • One-day workshop.